Surya Jones

Faculty Spotlight: Daniel Frank

Dear Faculty, Surya Jones, a guest blogger for The Wheel, interviewed Daniel Frank for this faculty spotlight. Surya graduated from UC Davis with a B.A. in International Relations with minors in Anthropology and French. Her interests fall at the intersections of technology, race, and ontology. Come Fall 2020, Surya will begin an MSc in Social Anthropology […]

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Bonus Faculty Forum Friday, June 5th: Preparing for Summer, Preparing for Fall

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  Please join us this Friday, June 5th at noon for a bonus Faculty Forum on “Preparing for Summer, Preparing for Fall.” At this virtual gathering, ATS staff will cover the following topics:  Categories of support we offer and how the transition to remote instruction has impacted that support A sneak preview of […]

Jeanette Ruiz

Spring AudioBlog Entry: Jeanette Ruiz on Remote Teaching

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  I recently had the pleasure of speaking with the talented Jeanette Ruiz, Department of Communication, for this quarter’s AudioBlog entry. Our conversation is now available for viewing.  Some highlights from our conversation include:  Benefits for both students and instructors who have previous experience in online courses in navigating this quarter of remote […]

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Recording of May’s Virtual Faculty Forum: Lessons Learned about Remote Teaching at UC Davis

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  The faculty forum on May 15th provided almost 60 faculty and staff the opportunity to reflect on “Lessons Learned about Remote Teaching at UC Davis.” The faculty forum began with Marina Radulaski, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, discussing her experience with remote teaching this quarter. She highlighted the importance of encouraging […]

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SITT 2020 Call for Virtual Faculty Contributors and Presenters

Dear Faculty Colleagues, In response to the continued need for physical distancing, this year’s Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology (SITT) will take place entirely online with a mix of pre-recorded presentations and live webinars on July 22nd, 23rd, and 24th. The theme of SITT this year is “Remotely Possible: Moving Beyond the Emergency.” I […]

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SITT 2020- Save the Dates for July 22nd, 23rd, and 24th!

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  Please save the dates! The Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology (SITT) has been scheduled for the week of July 20th. Historically, SITT has taken place in September before the beginning of fall quarter. During this time of remote teaching, we have reenvisioned SITT to meet current faculty needs over the summer, […]